“More help needed for regions in EU migration crisis”, says Francois Decoster in the LIBE committee

Local and regional authorities across the European Union need more financial support from the EU in order to cope with… Read more

Integrating refugees and migrants: ALDE-CoR visits Calais and St Omer

As European leaders struggle to find solutions to the refugee crisis, a delegation from the ALDE Group in the European… Read more

Vote in EP plenary on the urban dimension of EU policies reflects ALDE-CoR positions: several proposals taken up by MEPs

Following the vote on the Urban Agenda in the plenary session of the European Parliament, ALDE-CoR President Bas Verkerk (NL/ALDE),… Read more

EP REGI committee chair praises collaboration between CoR and EP on the Urban Agenda

On 15 July the CoR commission for territorial cohesion and EU Budget (COTER) discussed how to better deliver EU cohesion… Read more

ALDE group photo, Bas Verkerk
Liberal rapporteurs in the CoR tackle food waste and radicalisation

The opinions on food waste by rapporteur Ossi Martikainen (FI, Keskusta) and tackling radicalisation by Bart Somers (BE / Open… Read more

Thirty young councillors discover the Committee of the Regions in a joint event with LYMEC

Last week, from the 2nd to the 4th of June about 30 young Liberal councilors from across Europe convened in… Read more

TTIP – what will it mean for Europe’s dinner tables? Ossi Martikainen (ALDE/FI) speaker at the ELF Ralf Dahrendorf roundtable

What will the new transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) mean for the European consumer? Will it change what you… Read more

“In a knowledge-driven economy, cities and towns are engines for growth and jobs in the EU” – Bas Verkerk (ALDE/NL) speaking in the European Parliament REGI committee

Invited to speak on behalf of the CoR in the Regional Development Committee of the European Parliament on the urban… Read more

The new ALDE presidency team takes office for the 6th mandate of the CoR

At its group meeting preceding the February plenary session, the ALDE members elected their Bureau and coordinators for the CoR… Read more